Roger Giffin
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Roger Giffin

Roger Giffin is an English luthier, sometimes referred to as "guitarmaker to the stars".[1] Notable guitarists who play his instruments include Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Mark Knopfler, and David Gilmour.[1] Giffin ran the Gibson Custom Shop for a while; one of the more notable guitars he built there was a copy of Jimmy Page's "No. 2", the basis for the Jimmy Page Signature model Les Pauls in the mid-1990s.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ a b Prown, Pete (December 2013). "Feelin' Special: The Giffin Vikta". Vintage Guitar.
  2. ^ Bacon, Tony; Burrluck, Dave; Day, Paul; Wright, Michael (2000). Electric Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia. San Diego: Thunder Bay Press. p. 121. ISBN 978-1-57145-281-8.
  3. ^ Case, George (2007). Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man: An Unauthorized Biography (1st ed.). New York City, NY: Hal Leonard. p. 80. ISBN 1-4234-0407-6.
  4. ^ "Luthier Roger Giffin with Jimmy Page's 1959 Les Paul No. 2". Retrieved 2010.

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